From The Times:
The world’s largest mining companies are turning to the UN and the World Bank in an attempt to prevent China freezing them out of Africa, The Times has learnt.
The heads of more than a dozen mining companies representing assets of more than $700 billion (¬£357 billion) met in secret at the World Economic Forum at Davos last week.
The group, dubbed the “governors”, met at the Hotel Fluela on Thursday in a six-hour session covering all major issues facing the mining industry. [Full Text]